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  11/3/2019 7:51:49 PM  0 Comment   Places To Visit In Manali  Shimla Manali Holidays

Places To Visit In Manali If You Have Only 3 Days

Places to Visit In Kullu Manali In 3 Days 

Kullu Manali is known as the valley of Gods and there are many religious, Historical & Natural places that makes you feel like heaven. Kullu Manali is perfect place to everyone and if you are adventure lover Kullu Manali is best for adventure activities and also known as adventure capital of the north. The elevation of manali is 2,050 m, and situated on the banks of Beas River.


So How You Can Reach This Beautiful Place

Here are the Top 3 Option how you can reach Kullu Manali from Delhi/ Chandigarh

By Air: First you have to reach at Delhi/ Chandigarh Airport and then take flight to Kullu- Manali Airport. (Airport Code - KUU). The airport is located 60 kms before manali place called Bhunter. After that you can take bus or taxi service to reach Manali.

By Bus: Reach Delhi/ Chandigarh Volvo Stand and you can take Volvo/ Ordinary Buses to reach Manali. The Volvo bus will drop you at half kms before Manali at Private Volvo Stand. After that you can take taxi to reach your hotel or some hotel in manali provide you pick up services.

By Cab: The third option to reach Manali is by Cab/ Taxi. You can hire the taxi for your entire journey or come with your own cab. If you start from Delhi take Chandigarh Road via Ambala Then take NH21 and follow the same route to reach Manali. On the way you can cover many beautiful places like Sunder Nagger Lake, Pandoh Dam and Hanogi Temple.

Now let get start and explore the wonderful places surrounded by kullu & Manali if you have only 3 days in manali.

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Day 1: Manali Local City Tour

First you reach at Volvo stand and then take taxi to your hotel and after fresh-up cover

Hadimba Temple:

Hadimba Temple is located at 2.5 kms from Mall Road Manali at Dhungri Village. You can reach her by walk or by cab. By walk from Mall Road it will take you around 14-17 Minutes to reach Hadimba temple. Or you can take taxi / Auto from Mall Road to reach Hadimba Temple. The Temple is dedicated to Wife of Bhima from Epic Mahabharata. The Ancient cave temple was built in 1553 by Maharaja Bahadur Singh. The temple is very popular and Center of faith in Kullu Manali, Himachal.

Backside of the Hadimba Temple you can visit Van Vihar to see the nature beauty with surrounded by deodar trees, and walk between deep forest that makes your feel like heaven.


Best option for adventure lovers: Trek Near Hadimba Temple: Lama Dugh The Nature Valley Trek

Lama Dugh is known as The Nature Valley located 5 Hours of trek from Hadimba temple. On the way you can see forest of Pine, Cedar and especially walnut trees and the Manali Wild Life Sanctuary and some very beautiful waterfalls. If you visit in month of August you can find many walnuts. At Some point you can see the breath taking panorama view of Manali Valley, and some of the mountains peaks surrounded by Manali like Rohtang Pass, Bhrigu Lake & Hamta Pass View and more. After reach Lamadugh you can see a small lake with surrounded by forest that makes you feel like heaven and the water of the lake is use as the nature water source near manali villages...

Museum Of Himachal Culture & Folk Art:

At a Walkable distance from Hadimba Temple, The museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art was established in Utopia Complex. The Museum was established in 1998 to collect and exhibit cultural and folk art antiques of Himachal Pradesh. Traditional dresses, utensils, musical and ritual instruments, wood carvings and all other traditional articles used by the people of Himachal Pradesh are present and exhibited in the museum. The Museum is a unique and extraordinary collection of rare antiques of the state. All the items are basically handwork of the people, representing the rich handicraft era of Himachal Pradesh.

Near The museum you can visit Ghatotkach tree temple son of Devi Hadimba & Bhima.

Old Manali:

Old Manali is the real Manali. If you visit manali you must go Old manali to see the real beauty of Manali, Traditional House Made with wood and stones, Apple Orchards, Scenic beauty of Manalsu River and the diff type of cafes in old manali. Old manali is also the best choice for solo traveller and backpacker’s.

In Old Manali there are 3 Best places where you must visit:

1) Manu Temple: Manu Temple is located in old Manali, at a distance of 3 kilometers from mall road manali. The temple is dedicated to the Great Indian sage Manu, who is said to be the creator of the world and the writer of Manusmriti. People come across the globe to see this beautiful temple and the place is become one of the attraction of Manali

2) Club House: Club House is located near Old Manali Bridge, This place is best for everyone. In Club House you can enjoy many indoor and outdoor activities, also you can experience the river crossing in Club House at Manalsu River. Inside the auditorium you can attends the Himachal Culture programs.

3) The Cafes: In Old Manali there are many café’s where you can eat traditional food like Sidu-Best One and Indian Food, Italian Food, Israeli Food, American Food and popular one is trout fish. Some of the best cafes in Old manali are, The Lazy Dog, Cafe 1947, Cafe Evergreen, People Cafe etc. In old Manali you can also so shopping and there are many option for you to so shopping in old manali shops.


Van Vihar Near Mall Road:

Van Vihar the place is very popular located near mall road and best for everyone. Here you can see the beautiful Deo Dar Trees and children can enjoy many activities here and best one is you can do boating in small lake inside the van Vihar Manali. The entry fee is around 80-100 INR. Also you can take picture with rabbit here and take picture with traditional dress.

Vashist Temple & Hot Water Spring:

Vashist Temple of one of the oldest temple in Manali located other side of Beas River at a distance from 3 kms from Manali Mall road at Vashist Village. The Vashist Temple in Manali is dedicated to sage Vashisht, also known as the Kula guru of Lord Rama Beas. The temple is among the most famous place to visit in Manali. The name of the village Vashisht was named after Rishi Vashisht one of the seven sages of Hindu

Hot Water Spring: Near the temple you can see the hot water spring where you can take bath. The hot springs is believed to have medicinal value. The springs are said to cure many skin diseases. Many people go to the Vashisht baths to take a dip and rid themselves of skin infections and diseases. There are also separate bathrooms for both men and women.

Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple/ Tibetan Monastery:

Everyone who visit manali, we suggest must visit Tibetan monastery located near mall road to complete your manali Trip. You can reach monastery by 5 min of walkable distance from mall road manali. Here you can see the statue of Sakyamuni in a sitting or meditative posture. Right from the entrance, the divine and tranquil vibe of the monastery can be felt.

The icon, statues and the colorful paintings on the walls add to the beauty of the monastery. You can do meditation here to calm your mind and for inner peace.

Mall Road Manali:

The Mall road is one of the popular street of Manali Also known as the central point of Manali. In Mall road there are many corporation offices, restaurants, shops, cafes etc, where you can do shopping eat diff kind of food and also must visit himachal handicraft market near mall road manali. The Mall road is full of crowd and especially in peak season. But you can enjoy the night life of Manali and see the beautiful sky with full of stars.


Day 2: Rohtang Pass & Solang Valley:

Rohtang Pass:

Rohtang Pass the gateway of world heritage place and Lahul- Spiti valley. The real name of rohtang pass is Rohtang-La. (In Ladaki Language Rohtang pass is known as the Bhoti which means pile of corpses) The beautiful place is located just 52 kms from manali at the elevation of 3978m above from the sea level.

Rohtang pass one of the most visited and tourist favorite place to visit in manali. Every tourist who visit manali they definitely visit rohtang to see the panorama view of mountains and compete there tour.

Rohtang pass will open only for 6 month from mid of May month to Mid of Nov month. In summer rohtang pass is best option where you can find snow even in May -June month and enjoy the snow adventure activities at top of the mountains.

Places That Comes On The Way To Rohtang Pass:

There are many places which you can cover on the way to rohtang pass:

1) Kothi Village: The Kothi Village is located approx. 17 kms from Manali at the altitude of 2500m from sea level. The place is best known for natural beauty and you can see the beautiful snowy mountains and the Beas River. The place is best for camping and many Bollywood movies has been feaatured in Kothi Village.

2) Gulaba: Gulaba is one of the popular places near manali one for nature view and second the barrier point located on the way to rohtang pass. If you are planing to visit Rohtang Pass till Gulaba you can visit without any permit after that you have to show the permit in barrier point only that you can visit rohtang pass. Gulaba name comes after Raja Gulab Singh of Kashmir. During winter season in Manali, Gulaba is known as the snow point where you can do snow activities.

3) Marhi: Marhi is located before 20 kms from rohtang pass. There are many road side restaurants where you can eat food on the way to rohtang pass and relax for some time. In marhi you can see the frozen water fall called Sagu Water fall and also the route of Beas Kund Trek is start from near Marhi. Till Marhi your mobile networks are work well after that you will not find any mobile network on rohtang pass road.

4) Rahla Water Fall:  The water fall located on the way to rohtang pass. You must stop here and click picture and spend time here. The water of the rahla fall is too cold becaouse the water comes from the glacier’s. In Hot summer season when rohtang pass open in May month you can spend time in cold water. The view from Rahla fall is amazing and mesmerizing.


Solang Valley: Solang Valley is located at a disctance of just 15 kms from Manali mall road you can take taxi, bus to reach solang valley. The name comes from Solang the village and the Nala (Water stream) near Valley. Solang valley is best known as the land of adventure activities in Manali. In Solang Valley there are many option for you if you are adventure lover. In Summer time you can enjoy the Paragliding, Ropeway, Zorbing, Horse Riding, and in winter many snow related activities like skiing , snow-boarding, Snow scooter ride, Ice skating and much more activities. Over all solang valley means the adventure sports point.

Nehru Kund: Nehru Kund is located near Solang Valley. The water spring is one of the most visited and beautiful place near manali. The water spring name after the first prime minister of India Late Pandit Nehru Ji. The prime minister loved visiting the place and drinking the crystal clear water from the spring when he used to stay in Manali. As local people said that the pure water of the spring come from the Bhrigu Lake near manali. You can spend time here with surrounded by natural beauty and sound

Day 3: Kullu- Manikaran

After cover all the places in Manali you must cover Kullu & Manikaran and complete your Kullu Manali Tour. In Kullu Manikaran there are many places where you can visit and see the beautiful natural places and religious places. 

1)   Paragliding Point Dobhi

Start from Manali to Kullu by left-bank NH-21, the first place you can cover is Dobhi, Dobhi is one of the most popular place for Paragliding in Kullu Manali. If you are adventure lover then you can try the short and long fly from 8000 ft from sea level and landing at 3000 ft.

2)  Oldest Rafting Point Raison

Just 1 km from Dobhi Paragliding point you can experience the river rafting activities at one of the oldest rafting point in kullu Manali. Here you can do rafting for 5-7 km for 25-30 minutes. You can also spend time here at near river side cafes.

3)  Babeli Nature Park & Rafting Point

The forest department of kullu/ Himachal opened a nature park near babeli to attract more tourist in kullu Manali. The park is located just 10 kms from Kullu. Here you can see the artificial lake, and apple trees and you can also enjoy some adventure activities in park like climbing, river crossing and boating in artificial lake. The park is located nearby Beas River so you can spend time in park and enjoy the nature beauty with bird sound and river sound.

Rafting Point Babeli: In babeli you can also enjoy the river rafting for 7-10 kms. Babeli is one of the popular spot for rafting in Kulllu Manali and also in Himachal. In 2020 Tourism of Kullu are organizing the River Rafting Championship to grow the tourism in Kullu Manali.

4)  Vashno Temple Kullu

Vaishno Devi temple in Kullu is situated on the banks of Beas River. The beautiful temple was built in the year 1966 by a saint named Swami Sewak Das Ji Maharaj. The Vaishno Devi temple is located at a distance of 2 km from the beautiful town of Kullu, right on the way to Manali. You can spend time her in peaceful place to calm your mind.


5)  Mohal Nature Park

Another nature park is opened by Himachal/ Kullu Tourism in Distt kullu located on the way to Kullu- Bhunter in Mohal town. The nature park is perfect to everyone and also best as a picnic spot. In this nature park children can enjoy many activities and also for adults activities are available. The end point of this park is attached with Beas River so if you are nature lover then this place is best for you. In park you can see many sign like save tress love animals etc.

6)  Kasol Valley

Kasol is best known as the Mini Israel of India. Because many Israeli people/ Tourist come Kasol and spend time in natural beauty. In Kasol you can see many Cafes where you can enjoy the diff kind of food like India, Italian, Israeli, American and much more. In Kasol there are many tattoos shops if you are interested in Tattoo you can design the tattoos. The Best place in kasol is river side area and the deep forest. The amazing sound of bird and nature, river water makes you feel like heaven.

7)  Manikaran Valley

Manikaran the final destination is also known as parvati Valley located around 86 km from manali and you need one full day to cover all the beautiful places of Manikaran and one the way places. Manikaran is popular for 3 things one the Gurudwara of Manikaran, Hot water spring and the temple of Manikaran. According to legend, when the Hindu God Shiva and his consort Parvati were walking in the valley, Parvati dropped one of her precious Diamond ring (Mani) and after that this place is known as Manikaran. In Manalikarna you can take blessing when visiting all the temple of Manikaran, Shiva Temple the main source of Hot water in Manikaran. In Manikaran there is small mall road/ Market where you can see many shops and you can do shopping in manikaran market.

Most Popular Trek In Parvati Valley: Kheerganga Trek

Kheerganga is one of the most popular place to visit in kullu Manali located in Parvati Valley. The place is best option for nature lover and adventure lover. For Kheerganga first you have to reach Bhunter (Land Mark The Kullu Manali Airport) Then take Manikaran Valley road to reach Manikaran after that till Barshani you can reach by road/ vehicles, after that you have to hike to the mountains for 8-9 kms to reach Kherrganga. On the way you can see many beautiful things like Rudra Nag Temple, forest, Deodar tress nature & bird sound and small waterfalls, and green valley. After reach Kheerganga there are some camp stay option for you if you wants to spend night here. In Kherrganga you can see a beautiful Hot water pool where you can take bath. This is so amazing stay inside the hot pool and see the best view of nature beauty with surrounded by forest, mountains and green valley and much more.


Conclusion: Manali is one of the most visited holiday destination in India its best for everyone. So here we have explain you if you are planning a trip to Manali and you have only three days so which places you can cover in three days. Check out of blog with all the details of places start from Manali local city tour then solang valley and rohtang pass and at last kullu – kasol & Manikaran also known as Parvati Valley. You can see the snowy mountains, lush green valley, do some adventure activities in solang valley and capture all the beautiful historical places in your cameras and much more.

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